The Prince's Trust
The Prince's Trust supports 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion. Three in four young people supported by The Prince's Trust move into work, education or training.
Prince's Trust Programmes
If you're interested in taking part in one of our courses or programmes below, or know someone who is, take a look at our map to find an opportunity near you.
Once you've found a programme you like the look of, get in touch using our form or call us on 0800 842 842 to talk to a member of our team , or click on our website for Live Chat.
Imagine being your own boss. Are you aged 18-30? Want to start your own business?
The Enterprise programme supports young people aged 18-30 who are unemployed or working less than 16 hours per week and are interested in self-employment. Young people are given support with their business plan, training and funding and receive guidance from an experienced business mentor.
- Learn about all different aspects of self-employment and how to write a business plan in our free course
- Access to an experienced business mentor for up to 3 years
- Gain access to our fantastic finance package
- Network with prospective business partners and customers
- Support to plan and test your ideas and with the opportunity to apply for funding
- £200 test marketing grant to help assess the viability of your business idea
- A range of dates and locations across Devon & Cornwall
For more information about this programme call 0800 842842.
Get Into Courses
Need some work experience to help you get a job?
Get Into courses, eligible for those aged 16-25 who are unemployed, give young people intensive training and experience in a specific sector, such as sport, construction. The courses provide training from qualified professionals help young people improve their teamwork and communication skills, boost their confidence and develop their interview skills and CV at the same time. Help and support towards getting a job are also provided after the course finishes.
Get Started Programme
If you are 16-25 and out of work education or training. We will give you the chance to take part in a week of activities with help from inspirational experts. You will work towards a group challenge while developing your skills and confidence.
What's more, Its completely free and wont affect your job seekers allowance. We will even throw in lunch and cover your travel expenses.
We wrap up the course by celebrating everything you have achieved with a special event. It's a great way to finish the course - with your new friends - and you will be able invite family and friends to join in with you.
If you are unsure about anything, you can meet our staff before the course starts and ask us questions, deciding if its right for you.
You will also benefit from 1-2-1 support to help you think about what you would like to do after the course finishes, having just gained your certificates and potentially a qualification.
We even like to catch up for a group reunion shortly after to help you think about your next steps and progress into something positive.
Meet new people and gain new skills and it won't cost you anything.
The Team is a twelve-week personal development programme for young people aged 16-25. The Team aims to uncover hidden talents, develop teamwork and communication skills, and increase confidence, motivation and skills. As part of the programme, young people take on a community project of their choice, take part in an exciting and action-packed residential week and get two weeks' work experience in a field of their interest. There is also an opportunity to gain nationally-recognised qualifications.
These informal clubs can support young people in developing the skills and confidence needed to progress into a positive future.
Achieve, for those aged 13-19, provides young people with the opportunity to learn new skills and develop their confidence, making learning accessible, useful and interesting. Young people can have fun, try new activities and learn the skills they need to help finish their education, go to college or get a job.
We are always in need of progression and business mentors and any people with marketing experience to volunteer with the outreach team. If you know of anyone who would like to get involved with the Trust, please have a look at the volunteer pages on our website.
Future Steps Programme
If you are 16-30, We run Free 2 day workshops with interactive sessions to identify your aims and goals. There will be tailored support to apply for live vacancies and employability sessions to help ace that interview and inside tips from local employers on how to land that new job.
1-2-1 Mentoring support
We offer mentoring support both before and after programmes. So if we don't have programmes suitable, this is an alternative option.
For more information about these schemes, of anything else we do, please contact us.
- 17 to 25 years old
- 12 to 16 years old
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